Bolivar woman trapped for 12 hours at Texas gas station as water rises
Pelting rain and rising water made driving conditions so unbearable for Heather Stonestreet, she was forced to find refuge at a gas station in Houston, Texas.
She was stuck there for 12 hours.
Stonestreet's ordeal started late Monday night when she was on the west side of Houston trying to make her way back to her husband, who was at his parents' home in the southeast part ...
Republic Road across the county: Project will widen last major leg of route
It seems, for the last decade, one part of Republic Road or another (if not several parts at a time), have been torn up for reconstruction. From Glenstone Avenue to Golden Avenue, the new 5-lane road is either done or getting done. Now comes the last major leg.
Republic Road from Golden to West Bypass (Highway FF) in the City of Battlefield is still pretty much ...
Head out early to avoid the rain
Thunderstorms are still in the forecast right through the weekend. Find out what to expect by watching the forecast. ...
Recent rain hasn't dampened business on the Buffalo National River
Shops along the Buffalo National River say recent rains have been a welcome sight.
"Good water on the upper river means rain, we call it liquid gold," Mike Mills said. Mills owns Buffalo Outdoor Center in Ponca.
It's gold that has businesses seeing green, because the higher waters mean more excitement for floaters, kayakers and canoers, and more people visiting the national river.
"Really, business has been pretty ...
Man now charged for chase that ended in crash
A man from Ozark is now charged for a high speed chase through Springfield that ended in a crash.
Tuesday night Greene County Sheriff's Deputies were called to W. Roxbury after the owner of van called 911 to report it had been stolen. The caller followed the vehicle, giving dispatchers a play-by-play of its location.
Deputies picked up the pursuit, which ended when the thief lost control ...
Local agencies respond to disasters in Texas and Oklahoma
Dangerous flooding has caused the deaths of at least 19 people in Texas and Oklahoma. And the devastation is widespread. Folks from the Ozarks are rushing to help the survivors of the storms.
Seven American Red Cross volunteers from Greene, Christian and Hickory counties have already headed to Texas and Oklahoma to help. And Convoy of Hope sent aid south Wednesday as well.
The American Red Cross ...